- Junior education minister Vasudev Devnani was addressing state assembly
- Changes to inculcate feeling of patriotism in students, says Devnani
- JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges
"To inculcate the feeling of patriotism in students, major changes are being made in the curriculum," Vasudev Devnani, Minister of State for Education (primary and secondary) said in the assembly on Thursday.
"In view of the recent JNU incident, government universities have been asked to hoist the national flag so as to inculcate patriotism in students," State Higher Education Minister Kali Charan Saraf said.
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges over a controversial event on the campus where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised. He was later released on bail.
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